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Over 60 Employers will Participate in the Honor a Hero, Hire a Vet Job and Resource Fair in Livermore on September 27th

September 10, 2013

The committee planning the upcoming State Employment Development Department’s Honor a Hero, Hire a Vet Job and Resource Fair expects to exceed their goal of having 60 employers at the job fair as more employers sign up to participate in the event. Employers that have confirmed their participation include Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Sandia National Laboratories, VA Palo Alto Healthcare, Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA), Livermore Toyota, Akima Infrastructure Services, Top Grade Construction, AMTRAK, Fluor Corporation, Livermore Police Department, and San Francisco Police Department, among many others.

The Honor a Hero, Hire a Vet Job and Resource Fair will be held Friday, September 27, 2013 at the Las Positas College PE Complex located at 3000 Campus Drive, Livermore, CA 94551. The fair, which runs from 9am-12:30pm, is sponsored by the California Employment Development Department. Local supporting organizations include the City of Livermore, Livermore Area Recreation and Park District (LARPD), Las Positas College Veterans First Program, Livermore Valley Chamber of Commerce, and Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority (LAVTA) Wheels.

Honor a Hero, Hire a Vet job fairs bring together veterans seeking jobs and employers with job openings. The fair is free and open to the public. The event assists military personnel, including National Guard members and reservists returning from active duty, with finding a job. Government agencies and community organizations also will be on hand to provide information on employment, benefits, training, education and apprenticeships as well as other veteran services.

Interested applicants are requested to carpool, dress appropriately, wear comfortable shoes, bring multiple copies of their resumes, be ready for interviews, and have a positive attitude. No registration is required for applicants to attend this job fair. For more information, contact Patrick Keenan at (510) 259-3511 or for a copy of the flyer, visit the City of Livermore’s website at www.cityoflivermore.net.

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